Significant Progress In Prince Edward Island Immigration During 2019

Significant Progress in Prince Edward Island Immigration During 2019

opulentus.com | Updated: 17 Aug 2019

Prince Edward Island Immigration, Canada PNP
Prince Edward Island reached a level of 1,065 for issuing invitations in 2019 in the recent draw for Expression of Interest held on August 15th. Authorities issued 143 invitations by using the Business Impact, Labor Impact, and Express Entry streams in the PEI Provincial Nominee Program.

Prince Edward Island Immigration – Good Progress

Candidates belonging to Labor Impact as well as Express Entry had a share of 133 invitations, and for Business Impact candidates it was10. PEI commenced the EOI system in 2018, and is holding draws at monthly intervals

The anticipated dates for 2019 Expression of Interest Draw are Sep 19th, Oct 17th, Nov 21st and Dec 19th.

Conducting eight draws during the present year, PEI invited 1,065 candidates, and the break up was 922 in the Labor Impact and Express Entry and 143 in the Business Impact Stream.

Immigration Draws in The PEI PNP for The Present Year

Date

Category

Invites Issued

Minimum Score

15-08-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

133

N/A


Business Impact

10

112

18-07-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

118

N/A


Business Impact

17

112

20-06-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

106

N/A


Business Impact

7

112

16-05-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

90

N/A


Business Impact

14

107

18-04-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

113

N/A


Business Impact

17

107

21-03-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

131

N/A


Business Impact

19

110

21-02-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

170

N/A


Business Impact

29

117

17-01-2019

Labor Impact/Express Entry

61

N/A


Business Impact

30

  120

 PEI issued a total of 1,446 invitations in 2018, when it first operated the system of Expression of Interest.

1,240 of these were in the Labor Impact and Express Entry categories, and 206 were for the benefit of Business Impact candidates. It conducted a large draw on Oct 18th, 2018, and invited 297 candidates.

PEI Express Entry Stream

This category works after allowing for candidates who are already present in federal EE Pool for the provincial nomination. Additionally after this nomination 600 points are added to the CRS score of a candidate and this is an effective guarantee to obtain the ITA to get the Canadian Immigration.

Two pathways cater to get permanent residence. The classification here is that the first belongs to candidates having the job offer and the second for candidates without the job offer.

PEI Labor Impact Category

1) Skilled Worker Stream

This stream has a specific focus on employers. It allows accomplished workers who have the job offer in the Island to get the nomination for Permanent residence in Canada when they meet these criteria:

  • A Job offer of full time from a local business in an occupation listed as “0”, “A” or “B” skill level of the NOC;

  • Completing formal education (post-secondary), for 14 years of education;

  • Age from 21 to 55 years;

  • Two years of work experience (full time) during the last 5 years;

  • Proficiency in languages to do an employment;

  • Funds for Settlement;

  • A wish to settle in PEI

2) Critical Worker Stream

The category has an aim to solve labor shortage and caters to overseas workers in PEI having the employment in specific occupations. The nomination criteria are:

  • A Job offer of full time from a local business in these occupations:

                 1. Customer service representatives

                 2.Truck drivers

                 3.Food & beverage servers

                 4.Laborers

                 5.Housekeeping attendants

  • Six months of work experience with the local business offering the job;

  • Canadian work permit that is Current and valid;

  • Completing formal education (post-secondary), for 12 years of education;

  • Age from 21 to 55 years;

  • Two years of work experience (full time) during the last 5 years;

  • Proficiency in languages to do an employment;

  • Funds for Settlement;

  • A wish to settle in PEI

PEI Business Impact Category

Work Permit Stream

Persons applying under the PEI Work Permit Stream needs obtaining the work permit besides working for a local business covering a fixed time as per the terms of the Performance Agreement.

Subsequent to this the applicant needs investing $150,000 in a business and also managing it on a daily basis from the province itself.

A previous PEI direct PR business stream was closed in September 2018 over some concerns.

Please contact OPULENTUS for any details.

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